Wednesday April 29th 2020, Cambridge, UK – Old School RuneScape players have just a few days left to prepare for the competitive DMM Tournament which opens to members this Friday. The Tournament is part of Jagex’s contribution the game industry’s #PlayApartTogether initiative.
The month-long tournament will open this Friday, May 1st 2020, at 13.00 BST. All players begin with brand new characters and race to level up as quickly as possible. DMM takes place on a dangerous PvP server and when players are killed, they’ll forfeit substantial progress.
After the fierce opening stages, the top 2,000 contestants advance to the live finale on May 30th, where they will battle it out until only 256 players remain. Those brave souls will then take part in a 1v1 knockout until a victor emerges!
Along with the player prizes listed below, Jagex will also donate £25,000 to its three partnered mental health charities – CPSL Mind, The Prince’s Trust, and Rise Above The Disorder – as part of its £100,000 commitment to support their work during the Coronavirus pandemic.
- 1st Place: $1,000 USD, The Razer Ultimate Bundle (Basilisk Ultimate +Huntsman Elite + Firefly V2 + Nari Ultimate), Intel i9 9900k CPU, Intel SSD, Intel Swag Bag (Hoodie, t-shirt, mouse mat), 1 Year Old School RuneScape Membership
- 2nd Place: $500 USD, Razer BlackWidow Elite, Intel SSD, Intel Swag Bag, 1 Year Old School RuneScape Membership
- 3rd & 4th Place: $250 USD, Razer Kraken Ultimate + Base Station Chroma OR Viper Ultimate + Gigantus Team Razer, 1 Year Old School RuneScape Membership
- 5th – 16th Place: 1 Year Old School RuneScape Membership
To enter the DMM tournament Old School RuneScape members need to log into the designated DMM servers (World 401- 412) from Friday May 1st.
Game companies across the globe have come together to support the #PlayApartTogether initiative. Each will be encouraging their vast networks of users and fans to adopt best practices for the sake of their own health and that of their families and communities. You can find out more about Jagex’s support of the initiative and its £100,000 donation to its mental health charities here: https://www.jagex.com/en-GB/news/4xffq8/we-can-all-play-apart-together
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Prizes have been supplied by partners Intel and Razer.
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers. Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 270million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds. Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped. Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future. Jagex employs more than 360 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction. For more information visit, www.jagex.com.
About Old School RuneScape
Launched on desktop in 2013, and now also on mobile devices, Old School RuneScape is the industry-leading collaboration between players and developers. Embracing its nostalgic heritage, hundreds of thousands of active players control the direction of the game with an in-game polling system. Featuring adventures for solo play through to 100-player strong raids, Old School RuneScape caters for every brave adventurer. Since 2016, Old School RuneScape has established itself as a competitive game with the seasonal free-for-all Deadman Tournaments, where winners receive huge cash prizes and membership. Play now at http://oldschool.runescape.com.
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